Alex Greenbaum is the Rabbi of Beth El Congregation of the South Hills, Pittsburgh, PA, with congregational experience from Augusta, GA, Staten Island, NY, and Alpena, MI. Ordained (in 1997) by the Jewish Theological Seminary, N.Y., he holds a M.H.L. (1993) from the University of Judaism, L.A., and a B.A. (1991) in Political Science-Pre-Law from Michigan State University, E. Lansing. Originally from Detroit, MI, Rabbi Greenbaum is married to Rabbi Amy Schomer Greenbaum, Beth El’s Associate Rabbi and Religious School Director (they were the first rabbinic couple in its 100-year history to graduate from J.T.S.). Together, with their three boys and one girl, they have lived in Pittsburgh since 2002.